C4ISR Senior Systems Engineer

  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Permanent

Company Description


Due to our ongoing success, the Leidos family is growing rapidly across Melbourne and Canberra. This year is set to be an amazing year of growth and we need your skills to help us continue to meet our stretch growth targets.

We are a large-scale systems integration company, committed to delivering trusted solutions that help to safeguard Australia. With over 20 years’ local experience and the backing of a 37,000 global network, we currently number 1,400 locally, the majority of which are based in Canberra and Melbourne. We are growing fast and building a business that is focused and fit for the future.

Change and innovation are central to the way we work, and we thrive when developing unique, practical solutions to seriously complex challenges. At Leidos you’ll enjoy 12 weeks’ paid parental leave as a primary career, flexible work practices, discounted health insurance, novated leasing and more. Foster your career through complete access to learning and development and mentoring opportunities, we have a strong track record of internal promotion and career transitions. 

Job Description

Your New Role

As a Senior Systems Engineer in a C4ISR program, you are responsible for leading system design using MBSE processes and guiding systems, software and ILS engineers to design, build and deliver an enterprise data integration and discovery platform.  You work as part of an established cross functional project team delivering value to our Defence customer.

You will also contribute your experience to other projects and new business opportunities.

This systems engineering role leverages your knowledge of the Defence C4ISR environment and involves leading the technical design, establishing and maintaining baselines and contributing to formal and informal engineering reviews.  You use your experience to ensure pragmatic solutions are achieved for complex interface definition problems, performance trade-offs and sustainability challenges.


About You and What You'll Bring

As a senior engineer you have a Bachelor degree or higher in engineering together with substantial relevant professional experience and specialised training.  You preferably have CPEng accreditation or equivalent.

You have a background in Engineering and experience on software-centric mission systems or C4ISR programs. You therefore have substantial experience with Defence industry, or directly with the ADO, together with a sound understanding of ASDEFCON, systems and software engineering and excellent stakeholder management skills. You thrive in cross functional project teams and have a collaborative, consultative approach.

Coupled with your education you have: 

  • Over 10 years professional experience working in a senior role with engineering responsibility on large scale, complex, software-centric programs
  • Experience working within Defence Technical Regulation frameworks
  • Experience working in a System Integrator organisation
  • Experience of systems and software engineering, enterprise architecture and interface protocols
  • Proven ability to resolve complex technical problems with strong conceptual and analytical skills

Your personal and professional attributes include strong leadership and organisational skills with a demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across all levels and to influence key stakeholders.  Your career demonstrates that you consistently produce excellent results in complex environments and that you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

This role requires the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and to hold a NV-1 Australian Government security clearance.

Additional Information

What You'll Love

At Leidos we look after our staff. Flexible working practices, great team building initiatives, consistent learning and development opportunities, employee discounts and excellent exposure to a variety of technologies and projects are just some of the perks. We are growing and evolving, so it’s an exciting place to be. 

Our diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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